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2015 Summer Intensive Sites

New YorkNorth CarolinaAlabamaTexasCalifornia
 

Tuition Information: Tuition for each Summer Intensive varies by location and duration. Specific amounts are listed below by site. Tuition may be paid by credit card or personal check in two installments: half when enrolling and the other half by May 1, 2015. Please do not send room and board payments to ABT. Information on when and where to send room and board payments will be sent to enrolled students in a student handbook.
To view ABT’s refund policy please click here.

New York Summer Intensive
Artistic Director, Melissa Allen Bowman
At the New York Summer Intensive, students will enjoy five weeks of classes in the ABT studios at Broadway and 19th Street near Union Square. The New York site is geared toward advanced dancers, ages 12-22 and continues to be our longest, most challenging program. Supervised housing is not available in New York. The New York site will continue to hold separate technique classes for men and will focus on the key elements of the ABT National Training Curriculum for ballet technique. Students will have the opportunity to perform ABT repertory in a final performance. Special ABT guest teachers in New York will include Kevin McKenzie, Franco De Vita, Raymond Lukens, Kate Lydon, and ABT Ballet Masters.

Program Dates: June 22– July 24, 2015
Location: American Ballet Theatre
890 Broadway, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10003
(212) 477-3030 x3416
Tuition: $2800
Ages: 12-22
Housing Resource: 2015 NY Housing List
New School Dormitory: 2015 information coming soon.
New School Contact: summerhousing@newschool.edu
or 212-229-5459 x3610
New School Summer Housing Applications: Coming Soon

 
North Carolina Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Julie Bickerton Bravata
As part of an exciting partnership, ABT and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts announce a new four-week Intensive in Winston-Salem, NC. Students will dance in UNSCA’s beautiful facilities while being taught by renowned ABT faculty, led by Artistic Coordinator Julie Bickerton Bravata. Students will perform ABT repertory in a final performance at the Gerald Freedman Theatre. Housing and meals will be arranged by Resident Life at UNCSA, and boarding students will have the opportunity to interact with fellow arts students in organized weekend activities. The North Carolina Summer Intensive is geared toward the refinement of technique for intermediate and advanced dancers, ages 12-18.
*UNCSA may require additional materials for international students living on campus.

 
Program Dates: June 22– July 17, 2015
Dorm Check-in: June 21, 2015
Location: University of North Carolina School of the Arts
1533 S. Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
(336) 734-2848
Tuition: $1600
Room/Board: $2180
Day Student Fee: $586 (only applies to dancers not staying in the dorms)
Ages: 12-18

Alabama Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Carla Stallings Lippert
This three-week program is held in collaboration with the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Students will stay in dormitories on the beautiful University of Alabama campus while studying Artistic Coordinator Carla Stallings Lippert and celebrated ABT faculty. A final performance will be held featuring ABT repertory at the Moody Music Concert Hall. The Tuscaloosa site is geared toward strengthening and refining technique for intermediate and advanced dancers, ages 11-17.
For additional information regarding the Alabama Intensive, please visit:
http://theatre.ua.edu/department/dance-b-a/abt/.
 
Program Dates: June 29– July 18, 2015
Dorm Check-in: June 28, 2015 (9am-2pm, Mandatory 4pm Orientation)
Final Showcase: July 18, 2015 (12pm & 3pm)
Dorm Check-out: July 18, 2015 (following the 3pm Showcase)
Location: University of Alabama
Department of Theater and Dance
Box 870239
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
(205) 348-5283
Tuition: $1250
Room/Board: $1550
Day Student Fee: $450 (only applies to dancers not staying in the dorms)
Day Student Meal Card: $450
Ages: 11-17

Texas Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Wes Chapman
ABT and The University of Texas at Austin collaborate on this four-week intensive. The Austin Summer Intensive is geared toward strengthening and refining technique for intermediate and advanced dancers, ages 12-18. Students will have the opportunity to study with Artistic Coordinator Wes Chapman and celebrated ABT faculty. The experience will culminate in a final performance of ABT repertory. For additional information, visit the University of Texas website at www.utabt.org.

Program Dates: July 6– July 31, 2015
Dorm Check-in: July 5, 2015
Dorm Check-out: July 31(evening) and August 1(morning)
Location: University of Texas at Austin
300 East 23rd Street
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 232-7099
Tuition: $1600
Room/Board: $2000 (includes activity fee)
Day Student Fee: $500
Ages: 12-18

California Summer Intensive
Artistic Coordinator, Alaine Haubert
ABT and the Segerstrom Center for the Arts work together to bring you this program located in the beautiful facilities on the campus of the University of California, Irvine. Students attending this program are encouraged to stay in the dormitories on campus where there will also be a final performance of ABT repertory. The California Summer Intensive is aimed at giving advanced students, ages 12-18, a chance to train in an intensive environment with ABT’s expert faculty as a preparation for their fall terms. For more information regarding the University of California, Irvine campus, visit www.arts.uci.edu.

Program Dates: July 20 - August 7, 2015
Dorm Check-in: July 19, 2015
Location: Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2122 x 4210
Tuition: $1400
Room/Board: $1800
Day Student Fee: $500(only applies to dancers not staying in the dorms)
Ages: 12-18